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Ten minutes for the family

£16.50

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Paperback as new. Spine unbroken. Clean and bright internally.

The provision of suitable mental health care is one of the major tasks facing general practitioners and their teams. Family-oriented primary care has moved from doctor-controlled to patient-centred consultations, with a greater emphasis on collaboration. The systemic framework uniquely lends itself to this shift in emphasis, as it views the delivery of care in social rather than merely medical terms. There is now a strong evidence base for the efficacy of systemic approaches in managing many different types of mental health and relationship issues.This textis a practical guide for health professionals working in primary care who wish to improve their management of problem patients, problem families and problem situations. Step-by-step, it introduces both the theory and the practice of the family approach - from interviewing individual patients in routine consultations to conducting specific family crisis meetings. It includes many concrete suggestions for using simple family therapy techniques and encourages the clinician to think about cases constructively. Case histories andpatient storiesare used extensively to illustrate the techniques as well as boxed information to highlight key points.

Item details

Author(s):
Asen, Tomson, Young and Tomson
Condition:
As new
Dimensions:
24.7 x 17.4 x 1.2 cms
Edition:
2004
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-10:
0415301890
ISBN-13:
9780415301893
Number of pages:
220
Publisher:
Routledge
Title:
Ten minutes for the family

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Paperback as new. Spine unbroken. Clean and bright internally.

The provision of suitable mental health care is one of the major tasks facing general practitioners and their teams. Family-oriented primary care has moved from doctor-controlled to patient-centred consultations, with a greater emphasis on collaboration. The systemic framework uniquely lends itself to this shift in emphasis, as it views the delivery of care in social rather than merely medical terms. There is now a strong evidence base for the efficacy of systemic approaches in managing many different types of mental health and relationship issues.This textis a practical guide for health professionals working in primary care who wish to improve their management of problem patients, problem families and problem situations. Step-by-step, it introduces both the theory and the practice of the family approach - from interviewing individual patients in routine consultations to conducting specific family crisis meetings. It includes many concrete suggestions for using simple family therapy techniques and encourages the clinician to think about cases constructively. Case histories andpatient storiesare used extensively to illustrate the techniques as well as boxed information to highlight key points.

Author(s):
Asen, Tomson, Young and Tomson
Condition:
As new
Dimensions:
24.7 x 17.4 x 1.2 cms
Edition:
2004
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-10:
0415301890
ISBN-13:
9780415301893
Number of pages:
220
Publisher:
Routledge
Title:
Ten minutes for the family

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